Happy Turkey Birthday, Mom!

Happy Turkey Birthday, Mom! Our Nor'easter delayed Thanksgiving feast is close to being done, and the house smells amazing. Today also happens to be my mother's birthday - we brought her up from Massachusetts this past Tuesday for a combined Thanksgiving and birthday visit, never imagining both celebrations would end up being the same day.... Continue Reading →

Better living through chemistry

To be medicated, or not to be medicated? That is the question— Whether ’tis nobler for the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous depression, Or to throw drugs against that sea of troubles, And, by medicating, end them? ~ apologies to Hamlet and The Bard About a million years ago, hubby and... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday

I've shared this picture before on Facebook, so I'm sure the kidlets won't mind sharing it here as well for a quick, Throwback Thursday post. *grin* Have a happy, throwback day! I’ve shared this picture before on Facebook, so I’m sure the kidlets won’t mind sharing it here as well for a quick, Throwback post.... Continue Reading →

Couch therapy

Hubby and I have been together since 1987. In that entire time, I can't recall ever buying a brand spanking new couch. We've always been in the right place at the right time to inherit free, or find low cost used, and since we're renters, that was good enough for us. Tonight we went with... Continue Reading →

Ghost of depression past

Hubby recently hooked up my old external hard drive to my computer, and I've been working on getting important files copied over, and other files deleted. I spent some time this afternoon horrifying our youngest (fourteen) by showing her the tons and tons of selfies she took with my camera when she was younger, then... Continue Reading →

Family time

Because we’re a homeschooling family, we get to hang out together and have family time on a regular basis. Even so, special family nights have evolved over the course of the years, out of a sense of want instead of need (which I find unbelievably cool). Our current family night is Sunday. Whatever we’re doing,... Continue Reading →

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